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2020-04-09 13:00:00 2020-04-09 13:25:00 America/Chicago Watch Now: Tween Tasters Online

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Miss Gretchen loves to bake, and knows tweens like you do too! The ingredients and instructions for this recipe for key lime cheesecake are listed. Don't have all the ingredients? Ask your adult to consider using a grocery delivery service while you are sheltering in place. Or, simply enjoy the video today and save this recipe for the future. Enjoy! 


Key Lime Cheesecake Recipe Ingredients

Crust
1/4 cup of sugar
1/2 cup melted butter
2 cups graham cracker crumbs (approximately 2 sleeves)


Filling
3 (8 oz.) packages of cream cheese (softened to room temperature)
1 cup sugar
1 cup of sour cream
4 eggs
1/4 cup of flour
2 teaspoons vanilla 
3/4 cup of key lime juice

Directions

  1. In 9 or 10 inch springform pan, combine graham cracker crumbs, melted butter, and 1/4 cup sugar
  2. Press evenly over bottom of pan and halfway up sides
  3. Bake at 375 for 7-8 minutes
  4. Cream room temperature cream cheese well, add sugar, and cream until smooth, scraping sides and bottom of bowl frequently to integrate any cream cheese lumps 
  5. Cream in sour cream, eggs, flour and vanilla
  6. When smooth once more, stir in lime juice. (Note: 3/4 Cup of Key Lime juice makes a very tart cheesecake. If you prefer a less tart cheesecake, start with 1/3 cup and increase to taste.)
  7. Pour over prepared crust
  8. Return to 375 oven for 15 minutes
  9. Lower temperature to 250 and continue baking 50 minutes for 10 inch pan, 55 minutes for 9 inch pan
  10. Cool on wire rack IN PAN for 20 minutes
  11. Run a sharp knife around edge to loosen cheesecake, but do NOT remove from pan
  12. Refrigerate at least 6 hours before serving
  13. Enjoy! 

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